Faculty Research

Meet the faculty who are conducting basic and clinical research at Penn State Children’s Hospital.

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Cheston M. Berlin, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacology

Zissis C. Chroneos, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Stephen E. Cyran, MD
Professor of Pediatrics

Sinisa Dovat, MD, PhD
Director, Translational Research for the Four Diamonds Pediatric Cancer Research Center
Director, Translational Research, Pediatric Oncology Experimental Therapeutics Program
Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Pharmacology

Joanna Floros, PhD
Evan Pugh Professor of Pediatrics

Deepa Kolaseri Krishnadas, PhD
Research Associate

Kim Kopenhaver Doheny, PhD, CNNP
Professor of Nursing and Pediatrics

Benjamin Levi, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics and Humanities

Barbara A. Miller, MD
Division Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Professor, Pediatrics and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Vice Chairman for Research, Department of Pediatrics

John E. Neely, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Humanities, and Family and Community Medicine

Charles Palmer, MD
Professor of Pediatrics

Ian M. Paul, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences
Associate Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics

David S. Phelps, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics

Neal J. Thomas, MD
Professor of Pediatrics

Akif Undar, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, Surgery and Bioengineering

Howard S. Weber, MD
Professor of Pediatrics